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    5/56 as a Decimal

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    5/56 as a decimal expansion provides the detailed information about what is 5/56 in decimal form, and the answer with steps help students to easily understand how it is being calculated.

    5/56 as a Decimal Expansion
    5/56 = 0.0893
    Hence,
    5/56 as a decimal equals to 0.0893
    where,
    5/56 is a given fraction,
    The decimal expansion of 5/56 is 0.0893

    5/56 as a Mixed Number
    The given fraction 5/56 can't be represented as a mixed number since the numerator 5 of the given fraction is smaller than the denominator 56.

    For values other than 5/56, use this below tool:

    How-to: 5/56 as a Decimal

    The below work with steps provide the detailed information about how to convert fraction 5/56 as a decimal equivalent.
    step 1 Address the input parameters and observe what to be found:
    Input values:
    The fraction = 5/56

    What to be found:
    Find the decimal expansion of fraction 5/56.


    step 2 The numerator is smaller than the denominator of the fraction 5/56, so find how many 10s should be multiplied with both numerator and denominator. Since the denominator is having 1 more digits than the numerator, multiply 100 with both numerator and denominator of 5/56.
    = 5/56 x 100/100


    step 3 Rearrange the fraction as like the below:
    = 100 x 5/56 x 1/100
    = 500/56 x 1/100


    step 4 Simplify the above expression further:
    = 500/56 x 1/100
    = 448 + 52/56 x 1/100
    = ( 448/56 + 52/56) x 1/100
    = (8 + 52/56 ) x 1/100


    step 5 Repeat the step 2 to find the decimal equivalent for the fraction 52/56 in the above expression:
    = (8 + 52/56 ) x 1/100
    = (8 + 0.929) x 1/100


    step 6 Simplify the above expression further:
    = (8 + 0.929) x 1/100
    = 8.929 x 1/100
    = 8.929/100
    5/56= 0.08929

    Hence,
    5/56 as a decimal is 0.08929


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